Period
to 22 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Office 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Office 365 over the 6 months to 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > London
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 79 44 67
Rank change year-on-year -35 +23 +29
Contract jobs citing Office 365 463 1,878 1,790
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 3.27% 5.11% 3.88%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.33% 15.64% 14.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 1,363 1,274
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £191 £155 £150
90th Percentile £601 £586 £592
England median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 65 58
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.95% +7.89% +11.76%
10th Percentile £18.53 £14.90 £12.50
90th Percentile £57.00 £36.70 £29.36
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +12.90%

Office 365 is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 4,964 12,010 12,215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 35.11% 32.71% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,465 8,662 9,014
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £325
90th Percentile £714 £688 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £478
% change year-on-year - +4.71% +2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 103 78
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% +7.50% -6.54%
10th Percentile £22.45 £17.55 £12.85
90th Percentile £41.55 £53.75 £80.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.72 £17.50
% change year-on-year +54.08% +29.80% -12.50%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Office 365 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Office 365 in London.

Daily rate trend for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Office 365 in London over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Office 365 in London.

Hourly rate trend for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Office 365 in London over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the London region over the 6 months to 22 October 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -19 84 £383 -10.00% 33
West London -6 12 £425 +112.50% 15
East London +23 9 £225 -35.71% 7
South London +2 6 £550 +189.47% 3
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 263 (56.80%) Microsoft
2 214 (46.22%) Azure
3 213 (46.00%) Windows
4 175 (37.80%) Active Directory
5 118 (25.49%) SharePoint
6 108 (23.33%) Windows 10
7 97 (20.95%) Migration
8 91 (19.65%) Finance
9 73 (15.77%) Windows Server
10 69 (14.90%) PowerShell
11 67 (14.47%) Azure Active Directory
12 66 (14.25%) SCCM
12 66 (14.25%) VMware
13 60 (12.96%) Microsoft Office
14 58 (12.53%) Microsoft Intune
15 56 (12.10%) Power Platform
15 56 (12.10%) Citrix
16 50 (10.80%) Skype
17 47 (10.15%) Skype for Business
18 46 (9.94%) Windows 7
18 46 (9.94%) Cisco
19 43 (9.29%) Business Intelligence
19 43 (9.29%) OneDrive
20 42 (9.07%) DNS
21 41 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
21 41 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
22 40 (8.64%) Firewall
23 39 (8.42%) ITIL
24 37 (7.99%) VPN
25 36 (7.78%) Infrastructure Engineering

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 118 (25.49%) SharePoint
2 47 (10.15%) Skype for Business
3 34 (7.34%) MS Exchange
4 14 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.86%) CMS
7 4 (0.86%) IIS
7 4 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.65%) Confluence
8 3 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.22%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.22%) SAS
10 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 60 (12.96%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.51%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.43%) LibreOffice
5 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.22%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.22%) Stata
Business Applications
1 11 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.94%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 214 (46.22%) Azure
2 67 (14.47%) Azure Active Directory
3 56 (12.10%) Power Platform
4 43 (9.29%) OneDrive
5 32 (6.91%) PowerApps
6 30 (6.48%) IaaS
7 29 (6.26%) Dynamics 365
7 29 (6.26%) Power Automate
7 29 (6.26%) SaaS
8 23 (4.97%) Yammer
9 21 (4.54%) PaaS
10 12 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (2.38%) Logic Apps
11 11 (2.38%) Mimecast
12 6 (1.30%) AWS
13 5 (1.08%) Slack
14 4 (0.86%) Azure Functions
14 4 (0.86%) Serverless
15 3 (0.65%) Dropbox
15 3 (0.65%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 50 (10.80%) Skype
2 42 (9.07%) DNS
3 40 (8.64%) Firewall
4 37 (7.99%) VPN
5 28 (6.05%) WAN
6 23 (4.97%) DHCP
6 23 (4.97%) LAN
7 18 (3.89%) Wi-Fi
8 16 (3.46%) TCP/IP
9 14 (3.02%) Remote Desktop
10 13 (2.81%) SAN
11 11 (2.38%) DMZ
11 11 (2.38%) Intranet
12 10 (2.16%) Internet
12 10 (2.16%) Network Security
13 9 (1.94%) Unified Communications
14 8 (1.73%) VoIP
14 8 (1.73%) Wireless
15 7 (1.51%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (1.51%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.05%) Power BI
2 25 (5.40%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.30%) Big Data
4 4 (0.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.86%) GIS
5 3 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.43%) Data Lake
6 2 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.43%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.43%) Tableau
6 2 (0.43%) Tableau Desktop
7 1 (0.22%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.22%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.22%) Snowflake Schema
7 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (1.08%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.86%) JIRA
3 3 (0.65%) Ant
3 3 (0.65%) Gradle
3 3 (0.65%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.65%) Maven
4 2 (0.43%) MSI
4 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (0.22%) Hudson
5 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 91 (19.65%) Finance
2 36 (7.78%) Public Sector
3 25 (5.40%) Banking
4 11 (2.38%) Legal
5 10 (2.16%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.73%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.73%) Retail
6 8 (1.73%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.51%) Local Government
8 6 (1.30%) Electronics
8 6 (1.30%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.30%) Marketing
9 5 (1.08%) Advertising
10 4 (0.86%) German Language
11 3 (0.65%) French Language
11 3 (0.65%) Publishing
12 2 (0.43%) Back Office
12 2 (0.43%) Front Office
12 2 (0.43%) International Banking
12 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (10.58%) Analyst
2 43 (9.29%) Architect
2 43 (9.29%) Office 365 Engineer
3 38 (8.21%) Consultant
4 36 (7.78%) Desktop Support
5 35 (7.56%) Support Engineer
6 32 (6.91%) Developer
7 26 (5.62%) Windows Engineer
8 24 (5.18%) Azure Engineer
8 24 (5.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 20 (4.32%) Project Manager
9 20 (4.32%) Support Analyst
10 17 (3.67%) Office 365 Architect
11 16 (3.46%) Administrator
11 16 (3.46%) Desktop Engineer
11 16 (3.46%) Office 365 Manager
12 15 (3.24%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 15 (3.24%) Security Engineer
13 14 (3.02%) Desktop Analyst
13 14 (3.02%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.10%) .NET
2 14 (3.02%) REST
3 10 (2.16%) Web Services
4 9 (1.94%) JSON
5 8 (1.73%) CSS
5 8 (1.73%) XML
6 7 (1.51%) Microsoft Graph
7 6 (1.30%) .NET Framework
7 6 (1.30%) RESTful
8 5 (1.08%) .NET Core
8 5 (1.08%) HTML
8 5 (1.08%) LDAP
9 3 (0.65%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.65%) Backbone.js
9 3 (0.65%) Node.js
9 3 (0.65%) React
9 3 (0.65%) SailPoint
9 3 (0.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (0.65%) XMPP
9 3 (0.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.97%) Data Centre
3 18 (3.89%) Management Information System
3 18 (3.89%) NHS
4 13 (2.81%) Blackberry
4 13 (2.81%) Video Conferencing
5 12 (2.59%) Hybrid Cloud
5 12 (2.59%) Mobile App
5 12 (2.59%) Private Cloud
6 10 (2.16%) PKI
6 10 (2.16%) User Experience
7 6 (1.30%) Clustering
7 6 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.30%) iPad
8 5 (1.08%) BYOD
8 5 (1.08%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (0.86%) iPhone
9 4 (0.86%) Replication
9 4 (0.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 213 (46.00%) Windows
2 108 (23.33%) Windows 10
3 73 (15.77%) Windows Server
4 46 (9.94%) Windows 7
5 29 (6.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (5.40%) Windows Server 2016
7 18 (3.89%) Apple iOS
8 17 (3.67%) Windows 8
9 15 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (3.02%) Android
11 11 (2.38%) Linux
12 10 (2.16%) Windows Mobile
13 8 (1.73%) Solaris
13 8 (1.73%) Unix
13 8 (1.73%) Windows Server 2019
14 6 (1.30%) Mac OS
14 6 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (1.08%) Ubuntu
15 5 (1.08%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.86%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (20.95%) Migration
2 43 (9.29%) Business Intelligence
3 41 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (8.42%) ITIL
5 36 (7.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 32 (6.91%) DevOps
7 30 (6.48%) Problem-Solving
8 26 (5.62%) Cybersecurity
9 22 (4.75%) Service Delivery
10 21 (4.54%) Change Management
11 19 (4.10%) CRM
12 17 (3.67%) Mentoring
12 17 (3.67%) Scrum
13 16 (3.46%) Mobile Device Management
13 16 (3.46%) SIEM
14 15 (3.24%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (3.02%) Information Security
15 14 (3.02%) Project Management
16 13 (2.81%) Content Management
16 13 (2.81%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 69 (14.90%) PowerShell
2 23 (4.97%) SQL
3 22 (4.75%) C#
4 15 (3.24%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.94%) VBScript
6 5 (1.08%) Python
7 3 (0.65%) C
7 3 (0.65%) Java
8 2 (0.43%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.43%) VBA
9 1 (0.22%) C++
9 1 (0.22%) DataFlex
9 1 (0.22%) Perl
9 1 (0.22%) Ruby
9 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (7.13%) Security Cleared
2 32 (6.91%) SC Cleared
3 20 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (3.46%) MCSE
5 12 (2.59%) CISSP
6 10 (2.16%) Degree
7 9 (1.94%) MCSA
8 6 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.08%) APMP
9 5 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.86%) CCNA
10 4 (0.86%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.65%) CCNP
11 3 (0.65%) MCP
11 3 (0.65%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.43%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.43%) HPE ATP
13 1 (0.22%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.38%) SLA
2 7 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.65%) GDPR
3 3 (0.65%) PMO
4 2 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.43%) NIST
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.22%) QA
System Software
1 175 (37.80%) Active Directory
2 41 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.67%) Hyper-V
4 15 (3.24%) Virtual Desktop
5 13 (2.81%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (2.59%) XenApp
7 8 (1.73%) XenDesktop
8 7 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (1.30%) vSphere
10 4 (0.86%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 4 (0.86%) Docker
11 3 (0.65%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.22%) NFS
12 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.22%) UAG
12 1 (0.22%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 66 (14.25%) SCCM
2 58 (12.53%) Microsoft Intune
3 12 (2.59%) SCOM
4 9 (1.94%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 6 (1.30%) Terraform
5 6 (1.30%) WSUS
6 5 (1.08%) Jamf Pro
7 4 (0.86%) AirWatch
7 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.65%) CASB
8 3 (0.65%) EMC VPLEX
8 3 (0.65%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.65%) vMotion
9 2 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.43%) Nagios
10 1 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.22%) Nessus
10 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 263 (56.80%) Microsoft
2 66 (14.25%) VMware
3 56 (12.10%) Citrix
4 46 (9.94%) Cisco
5 24 (5.18%) HP
6 16 (3.46%) Palo Alto
7 12 (2.59%) SolarWinds
8 11 (2.38%) Oracle
9 10 (2.16%) Apple
9 10 (2.16%) Dell
9 10 (2.16%) Nintex
10 8 (1.73%) Bloomberg
10 8 (1.73%) EMC
11 7 (1.51%) IBM
11 7 (1.51%) Juniper
11 7 (1.51%) NetApp
11 7 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.51%) SAP
12 6 (1.30%) Google
12 6 (1.30%) Red Hat